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Alan Stein & Devin Williams Discuss The Main Cause of Hoop Injuries & When Kids Should Start Training

Published on September 18th, 2015 by Astramskas, David | 3,364 views

Internationally known handles trainer Devin Williams paid a visit to the home of Alan Stein – one of the most known and respected basketball and fitness trainers –  as part of the ‘Heart of the City’ online series.  In this clip, Devin asks Stein what he thinks is the #1 reason for so many injuries in the NBA. Stein replies that in his opinion, players’ bodies are built on a poor foundation.

He uses Derrick Rose as an example and says Rose went through 20 years of his life before receiving the type of proper training needed for a NBA body. Stein then explains why kids need to start training as early as 8 or 9 and the differences between the type of  exercise kids get today compared to yesteryears.

Stein also talked about how the desensitization to winning in today’s basketball is also causing a major problem.

 




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David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.



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